Software Development Engineer - Alexa Personalization

Description

Alexa, the always ready, always responsive computer built in the cloud is changing how people interact with technology. By combining far-field voice detection with natural language understanding, Alexa has opened the door for a next-generation intelligent voice service - and we're just getting started.

Join us in making Alexa even smarter. Work on large-scale machine learning and recommendation systems to attune Alexa to the needs of customers. Help Alexa interact with her surroundings through internet-of-things and contextualize her responses.

We're a passionate team of technologists who believe Alexa will change the way the world thinks of computing. Work hard. Have fun. Make history.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field
  • 5+ years experience in a test or development role as part of a product development organization

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • OO design/development skills and have experience driving projects from concept to prototype, and finally implementation
  • Mastery of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages (Java, C/C++, Objective C, Python) and open-source technologies (Linux, SQLite, OpenGL, Spring, Hibernate)
  • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non technical peers

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


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